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ARTS: Tall is Beautiful

Question: How many short, overweight models and starlets do you see in advertising and in Hollywood? Answer: Not many. How many tall, slender models and starlets do you see in advertising and in Hollywood? Answer: Most of them. So here … Continue reading

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Arts: Famed ‘Self-Portrait’ is Not Leonardo da Vinci

(Click on each image to enlarge. High-speed internet is recommended for this.) Art inspires some of our most enduring cultural riddles. Since art has intrinsic value that is often outsized, and since we have drawings, paintings and sculpture from more … Continue reading

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Arts: Who Was the Greatest Artist Ever?

There could be much spirited debate about who is the “greatest artist” who ever lived. There are, of course, the Ancient Greek sculptors who lived and worked from about 480 BC to about 100 BC. Phidias is generally considered #1 … Continue reading

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